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Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 107,600 jobs in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 119,891 employed persons for the month. Barnstable Town added 200 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 655 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Barnstable Town job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 107,600 +200 +2,300
CPS 119,891 -655 +3,657

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Barnstable Town as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Barnstable Town, Massachusetts

CES employment for Barnstable Town in May 2017 is at a new high of 107,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 129,014 for Barnstable Town in April 2004. 9,123 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 109,675, Barnstable Town has added 10,216 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 107,600 200 119,891 -655
April 2017 107,400 1,000 120,546 -263
March 2017 106,400 -100 120,809 881
February 2017 106,500 -200 119,928 816
January 2017 106,700 1,400 119,112 1,238
December 2016 105,300 -300 117,874 106
November 2016 105,600 -100 117,768 435
October 2016 105,700 300 117,333 272
September 2016 105,400 -1,000 117,061 -155
August 2016 106,400 100 117,216 115
July 2016 106,300 1,500 117,101 534
June 2016 104,800 -500 116,567 333